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Badland: 1939

Badland: 1939

September 1939. "Ducktown, Tennessee. Train bringing copper ore out of mine. Fumes from smelting copper for sulfuric acid have destroyed all vegetation and eroded the land." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Waste Land: 1939

The Waste Land: 1939

September 1939. "Ducktown, Tennessee. Fumes from smelting copper for sulfuric acid have destroyed all vegetation and eroded the land." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Water Over the Bridge: 1897

Water Over the Bridge: 1897

Circa 1897. "Mexican Central Railway -- the Aqueduct at Queretaro." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative by William Henry Jackson. View full size.

 

Look Out: 1938

Look Out: 1938

September 1938. "Coal miners waiting for the bus to go home in Osage, West Virginia." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Almost Heaven: 1938

Almost Heaven: 1938

September 1938. "Section of coal mining town near Welch, West Virginia." Possibly the mountain hamlet of Eckman. Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Central Station: 1909

Central Station: 1909

Circa 1909. "Central Station, Saranac Lake, Adirondack Mountains, N.Y." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Hyattsville: 1940

Hyattsville: 1940

June 1940. "Railroad tracks along U.S. Route 1 at Hyattsville, Maryland." Acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Basic Training: 1943

Basic Training: 1943

February 1943. "Soldier and his girl waiting for a train at Chicago Union Station." Photo by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Coal Country, Cont'd: 1938

Coal Country, Cont'd: 1938

September 1938. "Coal mining community near Welch, West Virginia." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Coal Hole: 1938

Coal Hole: 1938

September 1938. "Coal mining community near Welch, West Virginia." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Actually Eckman: 1938

Actually Eckman: 1938

September 1938. "Coal mining town of Welch [i.e., Eckman], in the Bluefield section of West Virginia." Photo by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Terminal Station: 1910

Terminal Station: 1910

New Orleans circa 1910. "Terminal Station, Canal Street." Demolished in 1956. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Over the Oconee: 1941

Over the Oconee: 1941

November 1941. "Greene County, Georgia. Railroad tracks across the Oconee River." Medium format negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

Beacon Beckons: 1902

Beacon Beckons: 1902

Dutchess County, New York, circa 1902. "Mount Beacon Casino and power house, Fishkill-on-the-Hudson, N.Y." At right, a car of the Mount Beacon Incline Railway. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Enosburg Falls: 1941

Enosburg Falls: 1941

September 1941. "Small town scenes in Vermont. Locomotive passing through Enosburg Falls." Medium format negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 
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